With growing concerns surrounding the rising costs of water, pollution that affects groundwater, and climate change, many homeowners are turning to harvesting rainwater in 2023. Rainwater conservation is not a new concept; however, it is growing in popularity due to its environmental benefits and potential to save you money on your energy bill in the long run. While there are many benefits to harvesting rainwater, the main appeal of this practice is that it is a sustainable water management practice that anyone can implement in their home. If you’re interested in starting a rainwater harvesting system, here are some tips to help you avoid mistakes that could waste your time and money.
Water is a precious resource and conserving it is critical. One of the best ways to conserve rain water is by harvesting it for household use. In this post, I'll go over a few ways you can use both potable and non-potable water in and around your home.
If you are planning to set up a rainwater harvesting or storage system, the presence of algae is something you need to consider. Algae growth in water tanks can be a significant issue, which may cause harm to humans, pets and plants that consume or come in contact with the water. In this post, I will go over the effects of algae-contaminated water on humans, pets and plants.
When choosing the best water tank for your rain harvesting system, you need to consider a variety of factors such as size, volume, base requirements, and the color of your tank. When it comes to color, one of the most popular is black as it keeps sunlight out. In this post, you'll find out how black tanks affect water temperature, whether or not this matters, and what alternative options you have.
Are you confused about which pump is the best to use with your water storage tank? In this post we're going to look at different kinds of pumps, how they work, and what advantages each type has so you can learn how to choose a pump for your rain harvesting system.
One common problem that you may run into when storing your rainwater in a water storage tank is the presence of algae. By understanding the science behind how algae grows, you can be effective in eliminating algae growth in your water tanks. In this post we'll uncover the process in which algae grows.
If it's worth getting set up to collect rainwater, it's worth storing your water safely. Whether you're using rainwater for drinking or just basic needs such as toilets, you need to keep it clean and ready to use when you need it. Below are a few points to help you be sure you are getting the best water storage tank solution for your rain collection system.
Taking the time to prepare a proper base for your water storage tank or rain harvesting tank is critical. I have heard horror stories of people's water tanks splitting and losing a lot of water due to the fact that they did not prepare their base correctly. In this article, you will learn the popular base types and which to choose for your application.
Deep in the eastern base of the Whetstone Mountains – Southern Arizona, sit the most protected water-filled caves in America. Keeping them natural is no easy task. A solution to conserving thousands of gallons of cave water has been discovered.
I have installed many overflow systems on water storage tanks. While learning the best process, I have also learnt what not to do. Watch my easy-to-follow 6-step guide on how to add an overflow system to your rainwater tank. With the right tools on hand and the correct method, this task is very simple.